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LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH PIRATE PETE AND PIRATE JOE by A.E. Cannon

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH PIRATE PETE AND PIRATE JOE

By A.E. Cannon (Author) , Elwood Smith (Illustrator)

Age Range: 6 - 8

Pub Date: March 1st, 2004
ISBN: 0-670-03679-X
Publisher: Viking

Avast! The landlocked tars of On the Go with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe (2002) return for another hilarious set of encounters. Hopping into their minivan, the “Jolly Roger,” with pets Dudley, Studley, and Bucko, the eye-patched duo hies off to visit the Pirate Queen—“ ‘The Pirate Queen is NOT sweet,’ says Pirate Pete. ‘The Pirate Queen has stinky feet,’ says Pirate Joe. ‘Yo ho!’” The Pirate Queen turns out to be their Mom, who makes a grand entrance trailed by her stunt duck Duck-O, roars out every word in ALL CAPS, sets a fine table of crabs, eels, and jellyfish on toast, and then leads the party off to Disco Dan’s House of Pins for some rocking, rolling, and bowling. With big-print dialogue that will have new readers rolling in the scuppers, to go with high-energy illustrations festooned with pirate symbols and cartoon dingbats, this won’t be headed for Davy Jones’s locker any time soon. Yos and Hos galore. (Easy reader. 6-8)